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Some notes on my recent cleanup pass. More to follow.
"Possibly implied" does not make a trope. A young woman and a young man being attracted to one another when in close proximity hardly implies an aesop about how women are lustful.
At no point are we implied to believe that Yoda or Mace Windu are dumb or ineffective. CMHB is not when a character whom we know to be powerful suddenly demonstrates that fact.
A clever pun does not disguise the fact that this trope is not happening, so it doesn't count.
Misuse of the trope. There is a Xanatos Gambit, yes, but not a Gambit Roulette. Palpatine and Dooku are not counting on impossibly unpredictable things happening to make their plan work.
This is Trivia, as is the Trope Namer on Aggressive Negotiations.
Lastly, the Kick the Dog example properly belonged under Disproportionate Retribution. Kick the Dog is not about why he killed the Raiders, but that doing so was his first openly evil act.
As written, this is just noodling around, not a trope.
Whether you believe it or not, it takes more than just a hunch, and preferably Word of God, to be a Take That!.
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